Anthem Blue Cross California

Anthem Blue Cross is one of the leading health insurance providers in California and the United States. Covered California Anthem Blue Cross plans were the biggest sellers on the Exchange in 2014 and 2015. In 2016, Blue Shield was #1 for sales; however, due to Blue Shield rate increases we expect that Anthem Blue Cross will be #1 again in 2017.

Shop for Anthem Blue Cross

Click California health insurance quotes to find rates on Anthem Blue Cross California plans. See if you qualify for a government subsidy or Cost Sharing Reduction on your Anthem PPO, EPO or HMO plan. For Anthem Blue Cross California quoting, plan selection and enrollment support by phone, call 1-877-752-4737.

Find Doctors and Providers

Click here to locate doctors and providers who accept your California health insurance coverage through Anthem Blue Cross. You can search as a member or as a guest. If you search as an Anthem Blue Cross member, you will need to enter your username and password or your ID. The advantage to this is that the website will be able to tailor the search criteria so it only shows you physicians, specialists and providers who actually take your specific Anthem plan.

Member Services and Login Information

If you are an Anthem Blue Cross California member, log in to your member portal. For technical assistance with your online account, call 1-866-755-2680. Tech support is available Monday – Friday from 5:00 am to 5:00 pm PST. For assistance with Anthem Blue Cross dental plans, call 1-888-209-7852. For premium payments and other support services, call 1-866-249-4844. To contact Anthem Blue Cross of California by mail, use one of the following addresses:

  • Regarding Membership
    Anthem Blue Cross
    PO Box 9051
    Oxnard CA 93031
  • Checks for premium payments
    Anthem Blue Cross 
    PO Box 54010
    Los Angeles CA 90054
  • Claims Address
    Anthem Blue Cross
    PO Box 60007
    Los Angeles CA 90060

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